Walker hit home runs No. 21 and 22, which were two shots in one game
Adam Walker, who started the game against the Hiroshima Carp at Mazda Stadium on September 11 as the “7th left winger”, had 3-for-5 hits at bats, 2 RBIs, and 2 HRs. He hit home runs No. 21 and 22, recorded two homers in one game for the first time in Japan, and was a big contributor to the Giants’ victory.
Walker, who stood at bat in the second inning without a single retiree, caught the 114-kilometer curve on the third ball from Atsushi Endo, Hiroshima Carp’s starting pitcher, and hit the left pit for the first times in four games with Solo Home Run No. 21.
Also, in the 6th inning, he bounced a 127-kilogram slider off the 7th ball of Hiroshima carp pitcher Shogo Tamamura to left field and hit a two-base hit that created a chance for a no. -out 2nd base and survived with Hayato Sakamoto’s timely hit.
In the end, he was the leadoff batter again in the 8th inning, recovering a 300-pound cut ball from Shohei Mori, Hiroshima Carp’s 4th pitcher, and hit an oversized solo home run No. 22 that convinced him to stand up. when he hit him.
Walker, who recorded two homers in one game for the first time in Japan, has been in excellent form since September, with 11 hits in 30 at-bats, 7 RBIs, 3 HRs and a .367 batting average. / 34 at bats 9 hits 8 RBIs 4 FC 4 walks, batting average .
Walker, who has a strong desire to practice and succeed in Japan, still has plenty of room for improvement on his stick. He has a presence that could become Munetaka’s rival.
It will be interesting to see how many results Walker can get to become Munetaka Murakami next season with just a few games remaining.
Release date: 2022.09.13